Ruth--Somehow, my mind not being the steel-trap sieve it used to be, I only just now noticed you'd left the comment.You add a depth and breadth of understanding we'd be much the poorer without. And better yet, you have a great sense of humor. By the way, have I mentioned lately how fucked we are?
I just pulled up the Noam Chomsky group with no problem. I wonder if there was an issue with your Adobe Flash plug-in, with all the YouTube videos in the header of that group. I've occasionally had similar trouble with Flash and A|N.